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Lisle Corporation

Clarinda, Iowa




Specialty Automotive Tools, Lubrication Products & Mechanics Creepers.



Today, Lisle specialty automotive tools, mechanic's creepers, and lubrication & tire products are the preferred line among automotive warehouse distributors and jobbers because Lisle manufactures quality products that are priced right. The specialty automotive tool line now consists of more than 400 products, with the great majority of them being produced at the expanded site of the original factory built in Clarinda, Iowa in 1903.

Impacts & Awards

  • Celebrated 110th year in business.
  • The company is family owned & fourth and fifth generation currently run the company.

Careers & Opportunities

  • Business, Management & Administration
  • Manufacturing:
  • Welding, CNC Lathe, CNC Milling Machine, Skin Packing Machines, Milling Machines.
  • Punch Press, Assembly, Shipping, Tool & Die Dept., and Tool Grinding Dept.
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Marketing

Benefits: 401K/Profit Sharing Plan, Health Insurance, Weekly Indemnity Insurance, Life Insurance,Training Programs with local college-Iowa Western Community College.

Every few years as needed, Lisle Corporation offers a training program called Electromechanical Tool Design & Production as a way to promote key manufacturing employees to important roles within the company. This is done working with IWCC – Clarinda Campus. If the employee maintains a “B” or better grade the classes are paid for by Lisle Corporation.